The Life of Lincoln

April 3 - 5, 2018 I 3 Days

Amidst the grand prairielands of central Illinois is a treasure-trove of important American historic sites…Springfield – Mr. Lincoln’s Hometown. Special feature will be a visit to the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum.  This state of the art museum will carry visitors on twin journeys from a crude Indiana cabin to Ford’s Theatre and a reproduction of the House Chamber in the Old State Capitol where Lincoln’s casket lies in state. The museum also features Lincoln artifacts, “Lincoln’s Eyes” – a screen presentation and “Ghosts of the Library” – a unique holographic theater presentation. Abe Lincoln and Mary Todd Lincoln impersonators will entertain at dinner. Return home via motorcoach with wonderful memories of Mr. Lincoln’s Hometown!

What's Included?

  • Deluxe motorcoach  transportation
  • Amtrak rail service to Springfield
  • 2 night deluxe hotel  accommodations
  • 5 meals: 2 full breakfasts,  1 lunch, 2 dinners
  • All taxes, gratuities (driver & escort) & luggage handling
  • All attractions, sightseeing tours & admission charges
  • Services of an experienced American Classic tour director
  • Travel Guard Trip Insurance: Trip cancellation & interruption, emergency medical & transportation & luggage insurance

Tour Highlights

  • Old State Capitol
  • New State Capitol
  • Governor’s Mansion
  • Lincoln’s Tomb
  • Lincoln’s Home
  • Historic Presbyterian Church Hymn Sing
  • Illinois State Museum
  • Frank Lloyd Wright’s Dana Thomas House

 

Day 1

  • Transportation to meet the Amtrack train bound for Springfield.
  • Travel on Amtrak to Springfield.
  • Tour the Illinois Governor’s Mansion.
  • Guided tour of the New State Capitol.
  • Check into the President Abraham Lincoln Doubletree Hotel for 2 nights, downtown Springfield.
  • Dinner at Maldaner’s Restaurant
  • After dinner enjoy a presentation given by Abraham & Mary Todd Lincoln  impersonators. 

Day 2 

  • Breakfast.
  • Visit the New Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library &  Museum, featuring a special exhibit. Combining impeccable  scholarship with brilliant showmanship, the museum carries visitors on a journey from a crude, Indiana cabin to Ford’s Theater. View the screen presentation “Lincoln’s Eyes,” and see the presentation “Ghosts of the Library,” which brings Lincoln’s documents and  artifacts literally to life.
  • Free time for lunch and visit Lincoln-Herndon Law Office on own.
  • Guided tour the city of Springfield including the Old State Capitol, the Illinois Military Museum, & the Oak Ridge Cemetery to see the Lincoln Tomb - the final resting place of Abraham, Mary Todd, Tad, Eddie & Willie Lincoln.
  • Dinner at the hotel. 

Day 3

  • Breakfast.
  • Tour the Lincoln Home, a Quaker-brown residence where the  Abraham Lincoln family lived for seventeen years (1844-1861)
  • Tour the Dana Thomas House, a Frank Lloyd Wright masterpiece.
  • Lunch in Springfield at MCL before returning home via motorcoach. 

LET'S GET GOING

Your hotel rooms are reserved, your dinners are arranged, tip and tax are pre-paid, your trip is insured, your tickets to entertainment and attractions are purchased, your escort is ready, 

all that is left.....IS YOU.

DOUBLE OCCUPANCY:  $998.00 PER PERSON

SINGLE OCCUPANCY:  $1198.00 

To make a reservation call 800-666-0358 or email us at kjung@amclassictours.com. We hope you will join us on this world-class trip and join our amazing community of travelers. You'll love it, we guarantee it.


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